BuddeComm Intelligence Report - VoIP and Mobile VoIP Statistics and Insights
Improved technology solutions have led to a robust VoIP market in recent years and this growth continues - due primarily to the fact that VoIP offers a cheaper alternative and mobile VoIP has grown in popularity. While security and reliability concerns still need to be resolved; consumers and business are turning to VoIP in an effort to save costs. Japan, France and the USA continue to be some of the world's hottest markets for IP telephony. Over the last couple years, Europe has also become a prime innovator in VoIP services, whether stand-alone, bundled as a triple play offer, or through fixed-mobile convergence packages.
This unique BuddeComm Intelligence report provides key industry information and statistics on the worldwide fixed VoIP market and mobile VoIP market.
Mobile VoIP is becoming a key area of focus, particularly in Europe and North America; In 2013 Facebook launched an initial VoIP service for its Facebook Messenger app; VoIP providers continue to look at the international long distance call segment for future growth opportunities; One of the other challenges for the VoIP market is establishing the extent to which it can and should be regulated; An emerging trend is seeing popular mobile messaging apps turn towards their attention towards the desk-top messaging and video call sector, threatening existing players like Skype; VoLTE services is one emerging potential competitor for mobile VoIP but still has a long way to go.
Companies mentioned in this report include:
Skype; NTT; France Telecom; Comcast; Facebook VoIP; GoogleTalk; Vonage; other VoIP players.
Statistical information includes:
Worldwide VoIP subscriber base; Top ten countries by VoIP subscribers; Regional VoIP subscriber market share; Worldwide VoIP services market value; Worldwide registered users of Skype.